how easy it is to be happy, if we think to. decide to. john cusack said it right, "why can't you be in a good mood? how hard is it to decide to be in a good mood and be in a good mood once in a while?" - Lloyd Dobler (in the film Say [...]


like vanilla and strawberry ice-cream

an epiphany appears suddenly, so naturally it melts itself onto my skin, inside my veins, pumping through my organs. naturally, like laughing without thought or closing my eyes when I am tired. excitement and happiness swirls together like vanilla and strawberry ice-cream on a cone. they coalesce into one delicious treat as the sun shines [...]

some home cookin’ VI

Been cooking a lot more lately. Can you tell this is because of the colder season? (use your mouse to hover over the image to see the name of the food dish) I usually cook udon noodles in a soup, but it's really good in a stir-fry, too. Also, I was afraid of cooking eggplant.. [...]

i am nice

inspired by Crumpled Paper Cranes' Five Hundred Cats project *this sweet cat got adopted, so it was bittersweet, I'm sure s/he's loved wherever s/he is. a friend & protector, her/his motto: do not trespass without ask. cute also comes with claws. my favorite of all the others. their sweetness filled the room, quickly, s/he found [...]

take a walk with me

The following photographs were taken at my local pond/hiking area last summer. I took more focus on how exceptionally beautiful it was that day and decided to document a few things about it and post some reflections. I also took some video footage of the peaceful waves and ducks taking their time in the water [...]